Longines Hong Kong Masters were marked by amazing performances amongst which the victory of Julien Epaillard on Pigmalion du Rozel at the Longines Speed Challenge on Friday and the brilliant win of John Whitaker on Argento witnessed by Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aaron Kwok at the Longines Grand Prix on Sunday. As the Title partner and Official Timekeeper for the third edition of the Longines Hong Kong Masters, the Swiss watch brand proudly displayed on that weekend its new Conquest Classic Moonphase models, the perfect illustration of the elegance of this event.
Longines was proud to present the Conquest Classic Moonphase, dedicated to its passion for equestrian sports, during the 2015 Longines Hong Kong Masters. This edition of the event was held from February 13th to 15th at AsiaWorld-Expo. The Swiss watch brand has been the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of this prestigious event since its first edition in 2013.
On Friday, Julien Epaillard on Pigmalion du Rozel won the Longines Speed Challenge, while Scott Brash on Hello Annie secured the second place and Gerco Schröder on Glock’s Prince de Vaux was third. Sunday was marked by the brilliant win of John Whitaker on Argento, followed by Henrik von Eckermann on Gotha FRH and Simon Delestre on Ryan des Hayettes, in front of Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aaron Kwok at the Longines Grand Prix. All winners were honoured by receiving elegant Longines watches from the hands of Mr. Walter von Känel, President of Longines.
The Longines Hong Kong Masters is part of the Masters Grand Slam: a series of prestigious indoor equestrian events which attract the best horse riders in the world to take part in exceptional competitions held in Asia, America and Europe. Longines is proud to be the Official Timekeeper at the three stages of the series: Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Paris. In addition, 2014 saw the first edition of the Longines Los Angeles Masters, which proved a huge success on the trail of the Longines Hong Kong Masters.